Improving your work-life balance should always be on your to-do list!
Are you spinning your tires and are you running on fumes? It happens to lawyers more than most other professionals, so you’re not alone. Follow these articles to get advice, tips and the reassurance you need to start improving our own work-life balance.
1. 4 Tips To Successfully Practice Work-Life Integration as a Solo Attorney
Instead of shooting for work-life balance, solo attorney, Joleena Louis, discusses how a shift towards improving her work-life integration has created more personal time.
2. Why Lawyers Really Struggle for Work-Life Balance
Hearing that lawyers have problems with balancing their work lives and personal lives can be helpful, but what’s even more impactful is learning why they have this issue. Follow this article and learn why one lawyer believes that learning the underlying causes of burnout can help you to overcome it in the future.
3. How Flexibility Has Shaped My Firm
One of the most attractive aspects of being solo is the ability to have a flexible schedule. Once you become accustomed to this level of flexibility and freedom, you probably won’t ever give it up. Use this article to learn more about what some firms are doing to improve their work/life balance.
4. Balancing Work Life and Personal Life: My Journey So Far
As solos, it’s almost impossible to keep our work and personal lives separate. So work-life integration is figuring out a way to combine them both without sacrificing one for the other. This article goes over the steps one lawyer has taken to improve her work-life integration and create more personal time.
5. 8 Ways Lawyers Can Improve Their Work/Life Balance
Achieving a healthy work/life balance is important for all professionals, but for solo-practitioners, it can be challenging. Lawyers who work from home can sometimes have an even harder time achieving the balance. So if you’re looking to improve your work/life balance, you need to check out this article.
6. Making One of the Most Brutal Jobs a Little Less Brutal
A career at a major law firm usually means long hours, missed family vacations and significant burnout. But some of the firms in the U.S. and Canada are developing something new that might help. Follow this article and learn about these “New Model” firms that are built on a radical premise: Corporate lawyers can have work-life balance, too.
7. Leadership Impact on Work-Life Balance
Firms lament that the urgencies of client needs make it impossible for a lawyer to live a more balanced life. While clients can be demanding, firm culture has a significant influence on the stressful imbalance in lawyers’ lives. Follow this article to learn more about a law firm’s leaders impact on other’s work-life balance.